The AIM Overseas International Human Rights Law program in Argentina provides a rich understanding of the history of Human Rights abuse in Argentina over the last 40 years. 

In order to critically analyse complex issues such as judicial independence, transnational justice, military dictatorship and amnesty laws, these academic classes will conduct an overview of the key international actors involved in Argentina, as well as international conventions and resolutions currently in place. Cultural activities will also be included, with students getting to visit La Poderosa, the Former Clandestine Detention Centre and Parque de la Memoria.

Fields of study

  • Law

You can contact UQ Abroad for course syllabi or AIM Overseas for specific information on your program of interest. More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the AIM Overseas website.  

Credit equivalent

3 US credits = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units if 3 credits are successfully completed (pending UQ faculty approval).

Students studying a Bachelor of Laws may be eligible for credit towards #2 Unspecified Level 5 LLB elective as approved by the BEL Faculty.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by AIM Overseas. 

AIM Overseas programs are highly competitive and fill up fast so be sure to get your application in as early as possible. 

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The program fee is $4,790 AUD.

More information regarding program fees can be found on the AIM Overseas website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is included in the program fee. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the AIM Overseas website.

Nora - 2018

The course provided a rare opportunity to gain insight into one of the most interesting legal systems in the world, and a country with a fascinating political history. I loved being immersed in that history and seeing first hand how the entrenchment of human rights law into the domestic legal system impacts the daily lives of citizens.

Read more of Nora's story here. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: Winter applications for this program have now closed
Host: Applications to the host have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 30 June 2018
End: 21 July 2018

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Lanus, Argentina
Credit: For-credit or Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate